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Victoria Bateman: Is The UK's Industrial Policy Bound to Backfire?

Thursday, 1 December 2016

Legatum Fellow, Victoria Bateman, examines the fraught and difficult history of forming a strong and coherent industrial policy and what this means for the UK. (Bloomberg)

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Victoria Bateman: Brexit—200 Years in the Making

Thursday, 24 November 2016

Legatum Fellow, Victoria Bateman, reflects on 200 years of history to explain some of the factors behind why Britain voted to leave the EU (World Economic Forum)

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Victoria Bateman: Why We Can’t Afford to Take Markets for Granted

Monday, 21 November 2016

Legatum Fellow, Victoria Bateman, reflects on lessons from history to make the case for why we must not take markets for granted (CapX)

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Patriotism: Last Refuge of a Scoundrel, or Foundation of a Healthy Trading State?

Thursday, 27 October 2016

Throughout the West, patriotism is on the rise, writes Victoria Bateman, Legatum Fellow (LSE Brexit)

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Free Trade's Critics Were Once Its Champions

Thursday, 6 October 2016

Globalisation is clearly under attack, whether we look at trade flows or foreign direct investment, writes Victoria Bateman, Legatum Fellow (Bloomberg)

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Patriotism Needn’t Be a Dirty Word

Wednesday, 5 October 2016

The most successful patriots combine their ideals with a global outlook, writes Victoria Bateman, Legatum Institute Fellow (CapX)

 


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Brexiteers on the Left Are Following a Yellow Brick Road, Destined for Disappointment

Tuesday, 5 July 2016

Is Brexit an opportunity for the left to respond to the ‘working class revolt’ among Britons, and reform capitalism for the better? Legatum Fellow Victoria Bateman argues that there are three categories of Leave voter, and each have very different motivations (LSE Blogs)

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Understanding the Anti-Immigrant Mindset

Thursday, 23 June 2016

As Britain decides whether or not to leave the European Union, it is clear that one issue created the greatest source of tension: immigration, writes Legatum Fellow Victoria Bateman (BloombergView)

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Exit From EU Would Hit Poor UK Families Hard

Thursday, 9 June 2016

The impact of an exit from the European Union on low-income households can be expected to be severe—particularly if the government wishes to balance its books, writes Legatum Fellow Victoria Bateman (BloombergView)

Commentary

Shakespeares Need Free Markets, Too

Wednesday, 11 May 2016

Legatum Fellow Victoria Bateman stresses the importance of promoting free enterprise and innovation in the arts industry. The arts have a significant economic contribution to make, especially in regional redevelopment (BloombergView)

Events

Cottonopolis: Manchester, the Growth and Growing Pains of a Modern City

Tuesday, 19 April 2016

In the third History of Capitalism lecture for 2016, Victoria Bateman, Fellow in Economics at Cambridge University's Gonville and Caius College, charted the rise of Manchester, discussing the growing pains involved in its rapid growth into a truly international city.

Commentary

Do Workers Need Capitalists? New Lessons from Yugoslavia’s Socialist Experiment

Monday, 18 April 2016

In her latest column for CapX, Legatum Fellow Victoria Bateman offers a warning to those on the Left who still look to the good old days of worker power and worker management with rose-tinted glasses.

Commentary

Tax Policy Is Widening the Gender Gap

Thursday, 14 April 2016

Tax policies unfairly penalise secondary earners, generally women, across much of Europe, writes Legatum Fellow Victoria Bateman (BloombergView)

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America’s War on Birth Control is Set to Increase Poverty Rates

Tuesday, 8 March 2016

Inadequate family planning services push more people into poverty, says Legatum Institute fellow, writes Victoria Bateman, Legatum Fellow (CapX)

Commentary

Leaving the EU Will Hurt British Science

Thursday, 3 March 2016

Replacing European science grants with British government grants will not repair the damage to the science base of the economy should Britain decide to leave the EU, argues Victoria Bateman, Legatum Fellow (BloombergView)

Commentary

Women Can Move the Middle East Beyond Oil

Wednesday, 20 January 2016

For the Middle East to adjust to life after oil, it will need to allow for greater freedom and tolerance, writes Victoria Bateman, Legatum Fellow (BloombergView)

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Fighting Climate Change with Freedom

Wednesday, 9 December 2015

Population growth—not capitalism—is the biggest cause of climate change, and the best way to save the planet is to give women more control over their own fertility, argues Legatum Fellow Victoria Bateman (CapX)

Events

Pop-Up University 2015: Does Capitalism in History Increase Inequality or Improve the Lives of the Majority?

Wednesday, 2 December 2015

Forty students, from sixteen schools in and around London, gathered at the Legatum Institute for a taste of university-style study centred on the question ‘Does capitalism in history increase inequality or improve the lives of the majority?’.

Commentary

Feminism is Not to Blame for the Breakdown of Society

Wednesday, 25 November 2015

The solution to family and societal breakdown is not to blame feminists, but to remove obstacles that prevent men from escaping from their own stereotype, writes Victoria Bateman, Legatum Institute Fellow (CapX)

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Reducing Poverty the Female Way

Tuesday, 17 November 2015

Young women need to be able to access information about how their life chances hang delicately upon their fertility choices, writes Victoria Bateman, Legatum Fellow (CapX)

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Is This the Death of the North-South Divide?

Thursday, 29 October 2015

The north-south divide does not compel the north to poverty or the south to riches. The future is still for the taking, writes Victoria Bateman, Legatum Fellow (CapX)

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Welfare Reform: Why Susbsidising Other People’s Kids Must Have Limits

Thursday, 22 October 2015

The bloated welfare state represents a threat to individual drive and prosperity, writes Victoria Bateman, Legatum Fellow (CapX)

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Why We Don’t Need a Male Suffrage Movement

Monday, 12 October 2015

Politicians, on both the Right and the Left, have been highlighting the problems facing the poorest men in our society—however, Legatum Fellow Victoria Bateman argues it is the women at the botttom, who really need our help (CapX)


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Women: Beware Socialists Bearing Gifts!

Monday, 28 September 2015

When it comes to women and the Left, the story is one of turbulence rather than harmony, writes Victoria Bateman, Legatum Fellow (CapX)

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Is Economics a Sexist Science?

Tuesday, 15 September 2015

In a column for the Times Higher Education, Legatum Institute Fellow Victoria Bateman looks at the gender mix within economics and details her own attempts to encourage more women into the discipline.

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Economists Need to Entertain the Human Element

Monday, 24 August 2015

It's time for economists to re-think their assumptions about human behaviour, writes Victoria Bateman, Legatum Fellow (CapX)

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Social Mobility: What Really Holds People Back

Wednesday, 5 August 2015

Social mobility isn't just an academic matter—it's personal, writes Victoria Bateman, Legatum Fellow (CapX).


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Immigration is the Answer to Europe’s Demographic Crisis

Friday, 31 July 2015

Bribing women in rich countries to have more children is not the answer to solving a population crisis, writes Victoria Bateman, Legatum Fellow (CapX)


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The Dark Side of Economic Growth

Sunday, 19 July 2015

Ignoring the negatives of economic growth undermines its very foundations, writes Victoria Bateman, Legatum Fellow (CapX)

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Britain Versus the World

Thursday, 9 July 2015

Will the budget really deliver a high-productivity high-wage economy? Legatum Fellow Victoria Bateman writes for CapX

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Bringing Europe Back From the Abyss

Monday, 15 June 2015

Never mind renegotiation. If Europe wants Britain to stay on board, it needs to sort out its economy, writes Victoria Bateman, Legatum Fellow (CapX)

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Why Every Good Capitalist Should Also Be a Feminist

Wednesday, 20 May 2015

Until women can exercise agency, the global economy will be incapable of achieving its full potential, writes Victoria Bateman, Legatum Fellow (CapX)

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Empowering Women in Poor Countries is the Solution to Western Economic Woes

Tuesday, 28 April 2015

It is time for a sexual revolution in both the economics profession and in the global economy, writes Victoria Bateman, Legatum Fellow (CapX)

Publications

An Introduction to the History of Capitalism 600-1900 AD

Thursday, 23 April 2015

A collection of essays based on the first year of the Legatum Institute's 'History of Capitalism' course.

Events

Capitalism Question Time

Thursday, 23 April 2015

In conversation with Hywel Williams, and an invited audience, Victoria Bateman, Benedikt Koehler and Nicholas Crafts, the illustrious historians who contributed to the 2014 History of Capitalism series, retraced and further investigated various questions on the evolution of capitalism—past, present and future.

Commentary

Why Economists Need to Talk About Sex

Thursday, 16 April 2015

Next time you talk about inequality, poverty or secular stagnation, don’t forget to mention sex, writes Victoria Bateman, Legatum Fellow (CapX)

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The State and the Market Are Set for Another Needless Collision Course

Friday, 10 April 2015

Rather than returning to the battlegrounds of state versus market, we should make the twenty-first century different to the last, writes Victoria Bateman, Legatum Fellow (CapX)

Events

Why Do Societies Prosper? 2014 Charles Street Symposium

Friday, 5 December 2014

This year, the annual Charles Street Symposium, an essay competition and forum for young researchers, addressed the question ‘Why do societies prosper?’ The aim of the competition is to bring together bright thinkers to address issues of relevance to public policy that are inadequately discussed and understood in existing research.

Events

The Changing Axis of Economic Power in the Early Modern Period (1550-1750)

Thursday, 5 June 2014

As part of the Legatum Institute's 'History of Capitalism' series, Victoria Bateman, Fellow and Director of Studies in Economics at Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, delivered a lecture exploring the ‘rise of the West’ in the period 1550-1750.